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Departmental Electronic Equipment

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 15 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many (a) photocopiers, (b) scanning devices and (c) fax machines, excluding multi-function devices, there are in his Department; how many there were in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement. (286166)

Details of the number of Scotland Office photocopiers, scanning devices and fax machines in each of the last three years are provided in the following table:

Scotland Office—overall

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

Photocopiers

6

5

4

Scanning devices

2

2

3

Fax machines (incl. secure fax)

19

18

16

My officials are in regular communication with their counterparts in the Scottish Government and about the information and communications technology system (SCOTS), which the Office shares with the Scottish Government, as well as compatible devices that will help reduce the carbon footprint of the office.

The Scottish Government are complying with the same standards as those set out in the Greening Government ICT Strategy.